January 2005 - Blabbermouth Archive

DARKANE Announce New Album Title

Swedish thrashers DARKANE have set "Layers of Lies" as the working title of their new CD, tentatively due in May via Nuclear Blast Records. "So far six songs out of ten are done with vocals," drummer Peter Wildoer writes on the group's web site. "A bit more than half of the guitar solos are also ...

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ADAGIO Announce Swiss Festival Appearance

French progressive metallers ADAGIO have announced that they will be performing with ANOREXIA NERVOSA at the Transit Festival in Geneva, Switzerland on March 4. ADAGIO recently finished recording a pre-production demo for their upcoming album. "It features four tracks with awesome vocal performance of [new singer] Gus [Monsanto] and insane guitar chops," according to a ...

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DIO: 'Stand Up & Shout' Video Anthology Due In June

According to Ronnie James Dio's official web site, DIO will be supporting TWISTED SISTER on Saturday, February 26 at the Tito Puente Amphitheater in San Juan, Puerto Rico. In other news, look for "Stand Up & Shout", an anthology of all the DIO videos, to be released in the United States in June 2005. As ...

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KATATONIA Tribute Album Planned For December Release

Germany's Northern Silence Productions have announced plans to release a KATATONIA tribute album in December 2005 featuring covers of songs from the group's early era. Several bands have already confirmed their participation in the album and "the covers we received so far are excellent," Torsten of Northern Silence said in a statement. Northern Silence Productions ...

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VELVET REVOLVER Record Acoustic Version Of 'Fall To Pieces'

VELVET REVOLVER recorded an acoustic version of their song "Fall to Pieces" on Wednesday (Jan. 26) during an all-day session at Lavish studios, the Los Angeles recording/rehearsal facility owned by VELVET REVOLVER singer Scott Weiland and producer/engineer Douglas Grean. Meanwhile, a release date has been set for the recently recorded benefit single featuring a number ...

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